September 10, 2020

Ninja returns to Twitch for exclusive streaming

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins revealed today that he will return to streaming on Twitch. After signing an exclusive contract with Microsoft’s Mixer last year, the streaming giant is back in play. Now that Mixer closed down and Twitch remains the top streaming platform, the choice was obvious. A new chapter, only on @Twitch pic.twitter.com/cv2qFFFI0p — Ninja […]

July 23, 2020

Twitch Sports Category launched with success

Amazon-owned Twitch has a near-monopoly on gaming and esports live-streaming. To expand the monopoly, the company is now looking to expand beyond esports with a newly launched Twitch sports category. This category will include streams from football teams like Real Madrid, Arsenal, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain. It will also include the existing NBA, NHL, RFL, […]

July 21, 2020

Top 10 Female Twitch Streamers of 2020 by Viewership

These are the top 10 female Twitch streamers in 2020 based on views from January 1 to July 15, according to a recent report. Ever since the world’s first all-female esports team five years ago, streaming became a career for many female gamers. It’s thanks to the continued growth of female representation in the scene […]

July 13, 2020

Hyper Scape announced for public beta

Yesterday, Ubisoft’s fast-paced vertical battle royale game, Hyper Scape, entered public beta. The news was announced during the Ubisoft Forward event. The French video game company also revealed a cinematic video detailing Hyper Scape’s storyline. Ubisoft will also continue its partnership with Twitch during the upcoming tournament. Twitch Rivals: Hyper Scape Launch Streamer Showdown begins […]

July 8, 2020

Ninja starts streaming on YouTube Gaming

Major streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins jumped around from various streaming platforms and he’s settling on the next. Ninja just announced his return stream on YouTube Gaming. After weeks of silence regarding where he will stream next, he made a countdown live stream on YouTube. That pretty much ended arguments too. Ninja won’t be returning to […]

June 29, 2020

Top 10 most watched Twitch streamers in 2020

Following the major esports news that Microsoft’s Mixer closed down, Unikrn created a list of the top 10 Twitch streamers of 2020. A combination of factors made the 2020 esports broadcasting environment very unique. Among these factors for growth, the pandemic forcing more users online boosted 2020 Twitch viewership. For example, the year-on-year viewership growth […]

April 30, 2020

New esports directory makes it on Twitch

Recently, the release of the Valorant open beta made esports news by breaking viewership records on Twitch. It even made fans realize they need a better optimized dedicated streaming section for esports. Yesterday, Twitch implemented a new esports directory function letting viewers find and choose their favorite esports titles effortlessly. The community has been asking […]

April 9, 2020

VALORANT helps Twitch reach 4 million concurrent viewers

VALORANT’s beta had a strong start on Twitch with the FPS game breaking records on Day 1. Riot Game’s new title surpassed Twitch’s 2018 concurrent viewership record in August 2018. VALORANT is Riot Games’ first intellectual property outside of the popular MOBA game, League of Legends. Thanks to gamers seeking VALORANT keys for closed beta […]

March 23, 2020

Gaming and Esports Surge During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite all the negative news and event cancelations because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, there is a silver lining. For esports and gaming, coronavirus increases viewership and popularity with fans stuck at home. A new initiative called Gamers Vs COVID-19 brings esports players and streamers together to inform gamers about the pandemic. One step that […]

March 13, 2020

Rainbow Six: Siege patch notes: A new year and season

March 10 marks the start of Year 5 Season 1 with a Rainbow Six: Siege patch. In approximately 70 gigabytes of an update for PC players and 43 GB for console, Ubisoft brings more to the game than just a few new operators in Operation Void Edge. Here are the major things fans should need […]

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